Ferdinand Preiss 'Torch Dancer', a Cold-Painted Bronze and Carved Ivory Figure, circa 1925
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Ferdinand Preiss 'Torch Dancer', a Cold-Painted Bronze and Carved Ivory Figure, circa 1925
Sold for £16,800 (US$ 28,237) inc. premium
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Ferdinand Preiss
'Torch Dancer', a Cold-Painted Bronze and Carved Ivory Figure, circa 1925
she is modelled balancing on one leg, her back arched, holding up two torches, wearing only a pair of culottes, on a marble and onyx base
43cm high, apparantly unsigned (R to one hand, hairlines and one baton replaced)

Footnotes

  • Please see Bonhams sale Wednesday 30 May, 2007, Lot 206 for a similar model and pg. 165 'Ferdinand Preiss, Art Deco Sculptor, The Fire and the Flame' by Alberto Shayo, publ. Antique Collectors Club, 2005.
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